Rendering a mountain with normal map presets

August 3, 2011
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This post describes Maya rendering techniques we have used to create a mountain range, with pre-glacial, V-shaped valleys, for ourĀ Glacial Structures animation. Maya has some fun (and useful) preset render settings for quick renders. To find them, right-click on a new render layer, and then attributes: ..and then open up one of the many presets:…

We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.

- Maria Montessori